Program Highlights

  • Two ex-cops descend into the criminal underworld but find far more than they wanted awaiting them in the shadows.
    7:30PM Thu 22nd November
  • 2018s most anticipated horror-anthology features the work of Mick Garris (SLEEPWALKERS), Joe Dante (PIRANHA), David Slade (30 DAYS OF NIGHT), Ryûhei Kitamura (THE MIDNIGHT MEAT TRAIN) and Alejandro Brugues (JUAN OF THE DEAD).
    6:30PM Fri 23rd November
  • Trivia is coming back to Monster Fest and we going deep down the rabbit hole on all things John Carpenter but be warned this won’t be no stroll through Haddonfield, so you'll have to study up if you want a chance at winning.
    12:30PM Sat 24th November
  • Following its world premiere at Cannes earlier this year, where its shockingly graphic violence and joyously nihilistic underpinnings caused over 100 walk-outs, Lars von Triers latest cinematic experience, THE HOUSE THAT JACK BUILT slices, slits and stabs its way into the Monster Fest 2018 line-up with its Victorian Premiere. This provocative and controversial thriller follows … Continued
    8:55PM Sat 24th November
  • Continuing the tradition of our world-famous ALL-NIGHT MARATHON, this year we bring you THE NIGHTMARE CINEMA THAT BROUGHT YOU NIGHTMARE CINEMA Featuring a selection of features by the filmmakers responsible for NIGHTMARE CINEMA (Mick Garris, Joe Dante, David Slade, Alejandro Brugues and Ryûhei Kitamura) the exact line-up will not be revealed until the marathon unfolds on … Continued
    12:30AM Sun 25th November
  • PROUDLY PRESENTED BY HEAVY MAGAZINE Closing Monster Fest 2018 is this pitch black, blood-soaked comedy-horror that takes place in the twisted world of Norwegian death metal. LORDS OF CHAOS combines an 80s period setting with brutally visceral scenes of violence – and is ‘metal’ in every sense of the word. After watching the mayhem and … Continued
    6:45PM Sun 25th November
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Opening Night


Join us for our Opening Night film DRAGGED ACROSS CONCRETE and enjoy a complementary drink upon arrival thanks to Moondog Brewery and Cinema Nova. Then join us in the Nova bar for the Opening Night party.

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Get a 5 Film Pass eligible for Monster Fest sessions on Friday the 23rd, Saturday the 24th or Sunday the 25th for a discounted price!

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V.I.P Pass


The VIP Pass gets you all-access to Monster Fest screenings and events at Cinema Nova Nov 23-26.

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